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http://ncix.ca/products/?sku=78220&vpn=AP38G1860U2K&manufacture=AMD would these work on an m5a97 board .. ?
Yes it will work.
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Yes it will work.

arent those better suited for APUs though?

i was told phenoms dont benifit much from ram faster than 1600mhz.
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arent those better suited for APUs though?

i was told phenoms dont benifit much from ram faster than 1600mhz.
It does but you better have the NB speed to back up the ram speed.
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It does but you better have the NB speed to back up the ram speed.
ahh i see.

thanks smile.gif
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Sorry if its been awhile since I updated it , 2 months ago I bought the AMD ram biggrin.gif its running nicely , and my brother was so kind enough to supply me with a new processor , he wanted my 955 for some weird reason but a AMD FX-8350 @ 4.3 ghz for now I I think my board is limiting me on ocing because I can't squeeze more out of it , kinda acting like my 955 did



    
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Sorry if its been awhile since I updated it , 2 months ago I bought the AMD ram biggrin.gif its running nicely , and my brother was so kind enough to supply me with a new processor , he wanted my 955 for some weird reason but a AMD FX-8350 @ 4.3 ghz for now I I think my board is limiting me on ocing because I can't squeeze more out of it , kinda acting like my 955 did




For the 8350 (especially if you're planning on overclocking) you're going to need an 8+2 phase motherboard. Looks like it might be time for another upgrade wink.gif
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yeah I'm thinking of a gigabyte 990fx-ud3 unless someone has better ideas or offers lol
    
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A quick look through this thread http://www.overclock.net/t/1023100/official-gigabyte-ga-990fxa-series-owners-thread-club will show you that alot of 990fxa-ud3 owners have been experiencing crazy problems. Everything from throttling to warped boards and overheating NB. I can't in good faith recommend them. I haven't owned one personally but I do have 2 970a-ud3's (one rev.1.1 and one rev 1.2) and though they are plagued by an overheating NB both run very well for me. After doing my own research I decided on the 990fxa-ud5 and don't regret it. The 990fxa-ud7 has been discontinued unfortunately. The favorite board by far seems to be the high end Asus Sabertooth when paired with the 8350. You may get lucky with the 990fxa-ud3 but I would read at least the last 50 pages of the thread I linked you to before deciding to get one.
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Yeah I never had any problems with Asus boards even though i heard their rm process is a pain in the ass, but i've had my board for over a year now and no problems
    
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Gigabyte rma went very well for me. They even agreed to fix electrical damage that wasn't covered under warranty for free. Of course the best rma is the one that you never need to use biggrin.gif Shop wisely and hopefully whatever you decide on will run like a beast!
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